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Public Safety Briefs: Oct. 25—Nov. 1

Public Safety Briefs: Oct. 25—Nov. 1

November 2, 2016

Oct. 25 Arthur Avenue 4 p.m. A student was walking on the street, when a woman on the sidewalk began hitting her with a newspaper. The woman claimed that the student walked too close to her. The stude...

Adjunct Faculty Protest Low Wages, Deliver  Petition to University President

Adjunct Faculty Protest Low Wages, Deliver Petition to University President

September 14, 2016

By Mike Byrne Fordham Faculty United (FFU), a campus organization comprised of Fordham adjuncts, held a protest on the steps of Dealy Hall last Thursday in hopes of presenting a petition outlining their complaints to Rev. Joseph M. McShane,...

Diaz Demands Equal Amazon Same Day Delivery

Diaz Demands Equal Amazon Same Day Delivery

May 4, 2016

By Mike Byrne Amazon is working to expand its same-day delivery service for Prime members to underserved communities, such as the Bronx. On April 21, Bloomberg released a report of the areas that have the...

“Baskets” Weaves Comedy With Tragedy

“Baskets” Weaves Comedy With Tragedy

May 4, 2016

By Mike Byrne  The sad clown is an archetype long used in art to express the melancholy underneath a comedian’s surface. FX’s new show, “Baskets,” takes the idea to the extreme by embodying the who...

Arts and Sciences Council Discusses Future Initiatives

Arts and Sciences Council Discusses Future Initiatives

April 27, 2016

By Mike Byrne Members of Fordham’s Arts and Sciences Council met on April 20 to discuss various initiatives and future plans. The council is made up of faculty and administration from both the Rose Hil...

Fordham Adjuncts Host Labor Justice Event

Fordham Adjuncts Host Labor Justice Event

April 20, 2016

By Mike Byrne Adjunct faculty members at Fordham are organizing for better treatment from administration. On Thursday, April 14, Fordham Faculty United (FFU), a group formed this year by various adjunct f...

Middle States Delivers Positive Decennial Report

Middle States Delivers Positive Decennial Report

April 13, 2016

By Laura Sanicola and Mike Byrne The Middle States committee delivered a positive report to the Fordham community on Fordham’s status for re-accreditation. The Middle States accreditation team, a non-government...

Holocaust Survivor Speaks at Fordham

Holocaust Survivor Speaks at Fordham

April 4, 2016

By Mike Byrne A 92-year-old Holocaust survivor attracted large crowds of students and faculty to the first floor auditorium of Keating Hall last week. The Bias Incident Resource Group, Jewish Studen...

Career Services Hosts Diversity Conference

Career Services Hosts Diversity Conference

March 30, 2016

By Mike Byrne Fordham faculty and business leaders came together on March 9 to host the fourth annual “Diversity Leadership in a Global Society Conference.” Career Services organized the conference and aimed at ope...

Fordham Assistant Professor Writes Book on Food Justice

Fordham Assistant Professor Writes Book on Food Justice

February 10, 2016

    Compiled by Michael Byrne and Theresa Schliep  Garrett Broad, Ph.D., assistant professor of Communications and Media Studies published a book titled "More Than Just Food: Food Justic...

From the Desk of Mike Byrne, Assistant News Editor

From the Desk of Mike Byrne, Assistant News Editor

February 10, 2016

By Mike Byrne  With the election season coming up, social media is becoming riddled with political memes depicting Republicans and Democrats as idiots. I am asking those of you who are posting these t...

Lieutenant Governor Presents State of State Address at Fordham

Lieutenant Governor Presents State of State Address at Fordham

February 10, 2016

By Mike Byrne  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s message of reform and progress has reached Fordham University’s Rose Hill campus. On Wednesday Feb. 3, Kathy Hochul, Lieutenant Governor of the state of New York, pre...

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